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As cases climb, schools shift toward hybrid learning

With positive Covid-19 cases trending upward in Carlton County, some schools are taking a second look at the idea of all students attending school in person this fall.

In Carlton, according to superintendent John Engstrom, school will still open the first week (Sept. 8-11) in person, but students in grades 7-12 will transition to a hybrid model — with students doing both distance and in-person learning — starting Monday, Sept. 14 through at least Oct. 2. As of last Thursday, the rate in Carlton County was 9.85 per 10,000.

“Given the case count movement upward the last two weeks, we believed we...